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Black Forest Upside-Down Cake

The divine flavors of this simple Black Forest cake will impress your guests and leave you with many requests for the recipe! —Kimberly Campbell, Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    16 servings


  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 package devil's food cake mix
  • Whipped cream


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Spoon pie filling into a greased 12-in. cast-iron or ovenproof skillet. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, flour and vanilla until blended. Gently beat in eggs. Pour over pie filling. Prepare cake mix according to package directions; spoon over cream cheese layer.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 40-45 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. If needed, spoon cherries from pan over cake. Top with whipped cream.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 321 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 319mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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